Stargate Universe Episode Guide


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Air Part 1


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Original Airdate: October 2, 2009

Writer(s): Robert C. Cooper & Brad Wright

Director(s): Andy Mikita

Guest Stars
Richard Dean Anderson as Lt. Gen. Jack O'Neill
Amanda Tapping as Col. Samantha Carter
Michael Shanks as Dr. Daniel Jackson
Ona Grauer as Emily Young
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Mark Burgess as Jeremy Franklin
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Martin Christopher as Maj. Kevin Marks
Gary Jones as CMSgt Walter Harriman
Bradley Stryker as Sgt. Curtis
with Christopher McDonald as Senator Alan Armstrong
Lou Diamond Phillips as Col. David Telford

Synopsis: An evacuation from Icarus Base during an attack leads soldiers, scientists, and civilians to be stranded on an Ancient starship billions of lightyears from home. Back at Homeworld Command, Lt. Gen. Jack O'Neill must determine what happened to the 80+ evacuees who were expected to come through the Stargate to Earth, but never arrived.



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Original Airdate: October 2, 2009

Writer(s): Robert C. Cooper & Brad Wright

Director(s): Andy Mikita

Guest Stars
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Mark Burgess as Jeremy Franklin
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Bill Dow as Dr. Bill Lee
Bradley Stryker as Sgt. Curtis
Christopher McDonald as Senator Alan Armstrong

Synopsis: The Ancients' ship is called Destiny and its systems are so old that they are failing rapidly. To seal an atmosphere leak, someone must make the ultimate sacrifice.



Air Part 3


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Original Airdate: October 9, 2009

Writer(s): Robert C. Cooper & Brad Wright

Director(s): Andy Mikita

Guest Stars
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Timothy Webber as Scott's Priest
Mark Burgess as Jeremy Franklin
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Anna Galvin as Mrs. Armstrong
Bradley Stryker as Sgt. Curtis
Ming-Na as Camile Wray
Lou Diamond Phillips as Col. David Telford

Synopsis: A search team combs a desert planet for a vital mineral to scrub away the carbon dioxide that's accumulating on the Destiny. Meanwhile, Chloe reaches out to her mother via the communication stones.



Darkness


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Original Airdate: October 16, 2009

Writer(s): Brad Wright

Director(s): Peter DeLuise

Guest Stars
Ming-Na as Camile Wray
Ona Grauer as Emily Young
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Mark Burgess as Jeremy Franklin
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Lou Diamond Phillips as Col. David Telford

Synopsis: When the Destiny's power reserves drop to a critical level, the crew is ordered to use power for essential services only, but the rationing isn't enough to keep Rush from announcing that all on board will die within days.



Light


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Original Airdate: October 23, 2009

Writer(s): Brad Wright

Director(s): Peter DeLuise

Guest Stars
Ming-Na as Camile Wray
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Mark Burgess as Jeremy Franklin
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park

Synopsis: With the Destiny on a collision course with a star, the crew considers abandoning the ship. A grim lottery is held to choose 17 passengers to escape in the Destiny's only working shuttle.




Water


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Original Airdate: October 30, 2009

Writer(s): Story by: Brad Wright & Robert C. Cooper & Carl Binder
Teleplay by: Carl Binder

Director(s): Will Waring

Guest Stars
Mark Burgess as Dr. Jeremy Franklin
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park

Synopsis: The ship's water supply dwindles, prompting Col. Young and Lt. Scott to visit a frozen planet in search of drinkable samples. Meanwhile, the crew attempts to snare an intruder.




Earth


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Original Airdate: November 6, 2009

Writer(s): Story by: Brad Wright & Robert C. Cooper & Martin Gero
Teleplay by: Martin Gero

Director(s): Ernest Dickerson

Guest Stars
Ming-Na as Camile Wray
Carlo Rota as Dale Strom
Ona Grauer as Emily Young
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Anna Galvin as Mrs. Armstrong
Ryan Kennedy as Dr. Williams
Lou Diamond Phillips as Col. Telford
Special Appearance: Richard Dean Anderson as Lt. Gen. Jack O'Neill

Synopsis: General O'Neill wants Col. Young to implement a high-risk plan hatched by IOA scientists that could possibly return the Destiny crew to Earth. Elsewhere, Eli and Chloe use the communication stones to visit their loved ones, culminating in a trip to a club.



Time


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Original Airdate: November 13, 2009

Writer(s): Robert C. Cooper

Director(s): Robert C. Cooper

Guest Stars
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Mark Burgess as Jeremy Franklin
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Julia Benson as Lt. Vanessa James

Synopsis: An away team finds a kino beside a Stargate on a jungle world, which contains video footage of the team that was shot prior to their arrival. Then, an illness cripples the team, forcing them to quarantine themselves on the planet.



Life


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Original Airdate: November 20, 2009

Writer(s): Carl Binder

Director(s): Alex Chapple

Guest Stars
Ming-Na as Camile Wray
Carlo Rota as Dale Strom
Ona Grauer as Emily Young
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Mark Burgess as Jeremy Franklin
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Reiko Aylesworth as Sharon
Lou Diamond Phillips as Col. Telford

Synopsis: Lt. Scott and Camile Wray return to Earth via the communication stones to spend time with those they left behind. On the Destiny, the crew explores new sections of the ship, which yields the discovery of a promising Ancient device.



Justice


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Original Airdate: December 4, 2009

Writer(s): Alan McCullough

Director(s): Will Waring

Guest Stars
Mark Burgess as Dr. Jeremy Franklin
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Tygh Runyan as Dr. Caine
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park

Synopsis: Col. Young cedes command to Camile Wray after a crew member is found dead from a gunshot wound and the gun is recovered from Young's quarters. Meanwhile, a planet harbors a secret that threatens the Destiny.



Space


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Original Airdate: April 2, 2010

Writer(s): Joseph Mallozzi & Paul Mullie

Director(s): Andy Mikita

Guest Stars
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Tygh Runyan as Dr. Caine
Julia Benson as Lt. Vanessa James
Patrick Gilmore Dr. Dale Volker
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park

Synopsis: A snafu with the communications stones lands Col. Young's consciousness in an unknown being, resulting in a standoff between the Destiny and an alien vessel and the abduction of Chloe.



Divided


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Original Airdate: April 9, 2010

Writer(s): Joseph Mallozzi & Paul Mullie

Director(s): Félix Enríquez Alcalá

Guest Stars
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Alisen Down as Dr. Brightman
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Anna Galvin as Mrs. Armstrong

Synopsis: Dr. Nicholas Rush and Chloe suffer nightmares following their ordeal on the alien vessel, and Rush suspects that a tracking device may have been placed on the ship's hull. Later, a splinter group on Destiny executes a coup with life-threatening consequences.



Faith


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Original Airdate: April 16, 2010

Writer(s): Denis McGrath

Director(s): Will Waring

Guest Stars
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Tygh Runyan as Dr. Caine
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Patrick Gilmore as Dr. Dale Volker
Vincent Gale as Dr. Morrison (aka Civilian Scientist)

Synopsis: Destiny stops near an uncharted star orbited by one planet, this time without activating the countdown clock. Lt. Scott leads a small team to the planet's surface, where the explorers are amazed to find an abundance of food, water and sunshine.



Human


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Original Airdate: April 23, 2010

Writer(s): Jeff Vlaming

Director(s): Robert C. Cooper

Guest Stars
Michael Shanks as Dr. Daniel Jackson
Suleka Mathew as Constance
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Julia Benson as Lt. Vanessa James
Patrick Gilmore as Dr. Dale Volker
Louise Lombard as Gloria Rush

Synopsis: Dr. Rush defies orders to interface with the Destiny's computer in a bid to control the ship's flight path, which puts Col. Young in a difficult position. Meanwhile, Lt. Scott, Eli, Chloe and Greer explore a planet's underground ruins.



Lost


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Original Airdate: April 30, 2010

Writer(s): Martin Gero

Director(s): Ronn Schmidt

Guest Stars
Sean Blakemore as Reginald Greer
Cameron Shang Forbes as Young Ronald Greer
William MacDonald as Virgil Biggs
Julia Benson as Lt. Vanessa James
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park

Synopsis: The Destiny takes off and leaves Lt. Scott, Eli, Chloe and Greer trapped in the ruins of an underground maze, prompting Dr. Rush and Col. Young to devise a recovery plan to save the stranded away team before the ship leaves the galaxy.



Sabotage


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Original Airdate: May 7, 2010

Writer(s): Barbara Marshall

Director(s): Peter DeLuise

Guest Stars
Kathleen Munroe as Dr. Amanda Perry
Julia Benson as Lt. Vanessa James
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Patrick Gilmore as Dr. Dale Volker
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Mark Burgess as Dr. Jeremy Franklin
Reiko Aylesworth as Sharon

Synopsis: An expert in hyper drives, who has a past with Dr. Rush, arrives on the Destiny via the communication stones when it seems the ship will run out of power before it reaches its next destination, which would leave the crew adrift.



Pain


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Original Airdate: May 14, 2010

Writer(s): Carl Binder

Director(s): Will Waring

Guest Stars
Julia Benson as 2nd Lt. Vanessa James
Patrick Gilmore as Dr. Dale Volker
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Sean Blakemore as Reginald Greer
Christopher McDonald as Alan Armstrong

Synopsis: When the crew suffers from vivid hallucinations that tap into their personal fears, Tamara Johansen isolates the affected from the rest and then tries to seek out the cause of the affliction as it spreads and becomes life-threatening.



Subversion


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Original Airdate: May 21, 2010

Writer(s): Joseph Mallozzi & Paul Mullie

Director(s): Alex Chapple

Guest Stars
Special Appearance by: Richard Dean Anderson as
Lt. Gen. Jack O'Neill
Rhona Mitra as Kiva
Michael Shanks as Dr. Daniel Jackson
Mike Dopud as Varro
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Patrick Gilmore as Dr. Dale Volker
Lou Diamond Phillips as Col. David Telford

Synopsis: Col. Telford is suspected of espionage after Dr. Rush has a disturbing dream about a covert meeting with the Lucian Alliance. Col. Young investigates the matter with the help of Gen. Jack O'Neill and Dr. Daniel Jackson.



Incursion Part 1


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Original Airdate: June 4, 2010

Writer(s): Joseph Mallozzi & Paul Mullie

Director(s): Andy Mikita

Guest Stars
Rhona Mitra as Kiva
Amanda Tapping as Col. Samantha Carter
Mike Dopud as Varro
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Patrick Gilmore as Dr. Dale Volker
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Julia Benson as Lt. Vanessa James
Lou Diamond Phillips as Col. David Telford

Synopsis: Col. Telford reveals a threat to the Destiny from the Lucian Alliance, prompting Gen. O'Neill to launch a preemptive attack on the foes' base.



Incursion Part 2


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Original Airdate: June 11, 2010

Writer(s): Joseph Mallozzi & Paul Mullie

Director(s): Andy Mikita

Guest Stars
Rhona Mitra as Kiva
Mike Dopud as Varro
Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
Patrick Gilmore as Dr. Dale Volker
Jennifer Spence as Dr. Lisa Park
Lou Diamond Phillips as Col. David Telford

Synopsis: A hostage crisis unfolds following an attempt by the Lucian Alliance to seize Destiny, which starts to have ship-wide power fluctuations and blackouts due to its proximity to a binary pulsar.


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